Jordan S. Carroll is a Professor of Instruction in English and Writing at the University of Tampa. Jordan’s research focuses on American literature and culture after 1900. His book project, Adult Books: Obscenity and Editorship in U.S. Culture, examines literary value and the figure of the editor in censorship trials after 1900. He is currently working on a second project which uses queer theories of temporality to analyze geek culture, from science fiction to video games. He received his Ph.D. in English literature from UC Davis and his M.A. in English and American Literature from Miami University of Ohio.